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Ghana hosts second Training-of-Trainers’ course on “Everything you need to know about sweetpotato”

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Ghana has hosted its second Training-of-Trainers’ course on “Everything you need to know about sweetpotato.” The training was held in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi-Ghana and Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI), Fumesua-Ghana from the 22nd May to 2nd June, 2017. The …

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Workshop Report of the OFSP Stakeholders meeting_Accra Ghana December 17-18_2012

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project, a partnership between the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI), hosted the workshop “Advocating for Investments on Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) in Ghana.” With the objective of developing a common understanding among participants of the benefits of OFSP activities in …
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SGA progress review: presentation 1: CSIR-CRI Ghana

CSIR-CRI Ghana is one of the beneficiaries of financial support through Sub-Grant Agreements (SGAs) to develop models for sustainable production of sweetpotato pre-basic seed by December 2018. This is a presentation of the institutions progress towards this goal.
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Workshop Report of the OFSP Stakeholders meeting_Accra Ghana December 17-18_2012

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project, a partnership between the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI), hosted the workshop “Advocating for Investments on Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) in Ghana.” With the objective of developing a common understanding among participants of the benefits of OFSP activities in …
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Samuel Abasiba: Agent of Change

Samuel Abasiba

Samuel Abasiba is an agent of change of the Trainer-of-Trainers: Everything-you-need-to-know-about-sweetpotato course held in Ghana. He works with World Vision International in Ghana. He has, through World Vision International, trained 460 farmers and supplied them with 160, 000 Orange-fleshed sweetpotato cuttings to plant in the Talensi District. 80, 000 of …

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Biofortification in Regional Agriculture and Nutrition Policies

FARA is organizing a side event entitled ‘Embracing biofortification in national and regional agriculture and nutrition policies and strategies, during the Commemoration of 7th African Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADNFS). This side event falls within the Sub-theme 4 of the ADNFS i.e. harnessing partnerships for improved child nutrition …

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SPHI Brief 2016: Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato on the Home Grown School Feeding Menu in Nigeria and Ghana

Sweetpotato for health and wealth in Nigeria and Jumpstarting OFSP in West Africa for diversified markets are two projects that out of the search for OFSP demand in the formal sector, conceived  inclusion in the school feeding menu. This brief presents a report of the approach and achievements of strategies …
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